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For science is . . . like virtue, its own exceeding great reward. (Quote by - Charles Kingsley)

It would be a poor thing to be an atom in a universe without physicists, and physicists are made of atoms. A physicist is an atom's way of knowing about atoms. (Quote by - George Wald)

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution. (Quote by - Jay Leno)

There are sadistic scientists who hurry to hunt down errors instead of establishing the truth. (Quote by - Madam Marie Curie)

There are no shortcuts in evolution. (Quote by - Louis D. Brandeis)

I venture to define science as a series of interconnected concepts and conceptual schemes arising from experiment and observation and fruitful of further experiments and observations. The test of a scientific theory is, I suggest, its fruitfulness. (Quote by - James Bryant Conant)

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Even if the open windows of science at first make us shiver after the cozy indoor warmth of traditional humanizing myths, in the end the fresh air brings vigor, and the great spaces have a splendor of their own. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

It is a good morning exercise for a research scientist to discard a pet hypothesis every day before breakfast. It keeps him young. (Quote by - Konrad Lorenz)

There were two kinds of physicists in Berlin: on the one hand there was Einstein, and on the other all the rest. (Quote by - Rudolph Ladenburg)

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent." I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms. (Quote by - Stephen Jay Gould)

Science, like life, feeds on its own decay. New facts burst old rules; then newly divined conceptions bind old and new together into a reconciling law. (Quote by - William James)

The science of fools with long memories. (Quote by - James Robinson Planche)

It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof. (Quote by - John Desmond Bernal)

The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human arrogance from one pedestal after another of previous convictions about our centrality in the cosmos. (Quote by - Stephen Jay Gould)

The cloning of humans is on most of the lists of things to worry about from Science, along with behaviour control, genetic engineering, transplanted heads, computer poetry and the unrestrained growth of plastic flowers. (Quote by - Lewis Thomas)

Science investigates religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power religion gives man wisdom which is control. (Quote by - Martin Luther King, Jr.)

There is no national science just as there is no national multiplication table; what is national is no longer science. (Quote by - Anton Chekhov)

Facts are not science - as the dictionary is not literature. (Quote by - Martin H. Fischer)

Science is a cemetery of dead ideas. (Quote by - Miguel de Unamuno)

Science is the literature of truth. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

I am compelled to fear that science will be used to promote the power of dominant groups rather than to make men happy. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

I believe in general in a dualism between facts and the ideas of those facts in human heads. (Quote by - George Santayana)

I am not a scientist. I am, rather, an impresario of scientists. (Quote by - Jacques Yves Cousteau)

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom. (Quote by - Isaac Asimov)

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